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athulin
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I was just reading an article at msnbc.com ("Facial recognition leads to first wrongful U.S. arrests, activists say")  ... well, not unexpected as such, although I had the impression that it was more or less banned or at least severely restricted everywhere.  The last line had me reeling, though:

Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc halted facial recognition sales to police this month following nationwide protests ...

Amazon? Does U.S. law enforcement by their face recognition technology from Amazon? 

Eeek.

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Posted : 24/06/2020 1:17 pm
jaclaz
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Posted by: @athulin

Amazon? Does U.S. law enforcement by their face recognition technology from Amazon? 

Eeek.

https://www.aclunc.org/blog/amazon-teams-law-enforcement-deploy-dangerous-new-face-recognition-technology

https://www.aclunc.org/docs/20180522_ARD.pdf

 

jaclaz

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Posted : 24/06/2020 2:22 pm
athulin
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@jaclaz

Rekognition was new to me! Thanks -- very interesting!

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Posted : 24/06/2020 2:37 pm
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